About Leslie Armstrong

Leslie Armstrong began as Editor on the NCC's site eight years ago when the website began. She reports, reviews, and interviews country music artists from Nashville, TN.

Carrie Underwood to perform on Carnival LIVE’s ship “Imagination”

Coming up, Carrie Underwood boards Carnival Cruise Line's Imagination on April 4th, 2017. Those who will be cruising on the Carnival Imagination can purchase tickets at The concert is the finale after Underwood performed invitation-only shows for military families on Carnival Vista in 2016, to celebrate the ship's U.S. arrival. “Carrie Underwood’s concert for military [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The First “Jameson Peach Jam” was hosted at The George Jones

Photo: Pat Alger, Tony Arata, and Dallas Davidson The Georgia Music Foundation and Jameson® Irish Whiskey hosted the first "Jameson Peach Jam" Tuesday night (03/21) at The George Jones. The event was the official kick-off for the "Fourth Annual Jameson Irish Whiskey Presents Georgia On My Mind" benefit concert hosted by the Peach Pickers on May [...]

The Cadillac Three to release a special limited-edition vinyl on Record Store Day

THE CADILLAC THREE will exclusively release a special, limited-edition vinyl, LIVE AT ABBEY ROAD, for Record Store Day on April 22 in the US and UK. From the legendary North London studio, TC3 recorded live versions of several tracks from their critically acclaimed debut album BURY ME IN MY BOOTS. The Nashville natives poured into [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New Artist Bailey Bryan reveals her new EP details for “So Far”

Bailey Bryan is making a splash on the country music scene with attention coming from People to Entertainment Weekly.  On the heels of the release of her infectious first single “Own It," Bryan reveals plans to share more new music with her SO FAR EP (300 Entertainment/Warner Music Nashville), available digitally April 14.   Produced [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Delta Rae release their new EP ‘A Long and Happy Life’ via new label

New harmonizing band Delta Rae, debut new music on their new label of The Valory Music Co. with their EP "A Long and Happy Life". The six-song project was produced by the legendary Dann Huff. The Durham, NC band is comprised of the Hölljes’ siblings Brittany (lead vocals), Eric (vocals, piano) and Ian (vocals, guitar) alongside Liz [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, Delta Rae|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Lee Greenwood will help present at ‘Helping A Hero’

Houston-based 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization, Helping A Hero, will present a specially adapted home for local wounded hero, MSgt (Ret.) Blaine Scott, USMC, on Monday, April 3 in New Braunfels, Texas. Country icon Lee Greenwood and special guests will officially present the keys to MSgt Scott in honor of his sacrifices for our country. Families [...]

Carrie Underwood celebrates her 100th Grand Ole Opry Performance

Photo by Chris Hollo for Grand Ole Opry Seven-time GRAMMY® Award winner and ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee Carrie Underwood celebrated her 100th performance on the Grand Ole Opry this weekend with four sold-out shows. Underwood made her Opry debut on June 10, 2005, less than two weeks after winning American Idol, and became [...]

RaeLynn debuts new new album “Wildhorse”

RaeLynn makes her debut, yesterday (03/24), with full project "Wildhorse," which hit the #1 spot on iTunes Country Album. The excitement continues with a trio of high-profile engagements, including the founding of a charitable fund for childhood diabetes patients in her name.   RaeLynn also founded her own charity,  THE RAELYNN DIABETES FUND and was honored by Houston [...]

By |March 25th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, raelynn|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Florida Georgia Line’s The Smooth Stadium Tour Tickets Sell Fast

Superstar Country duo FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE has joined an exclusive club of world-class performers, selling out their first-ever stadium headline concerts as part of THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017. The in-demand dates include Boston’s Fenway Park on July 7, Minneapolis’ Target Field on July 29, and Chicago’s Wrigley Field on August 12. Following on-sale this morning [...]

Trace Adkins Winners Week One

Congrats to Week One of our Trace Adkins Winners for his new album "Something's Going On"! Keep entering to win HERE! Email us at to claim your prize: Sandra J. Champagne Marcia Connors Ken Perry Dale Peralez Judy Huebner Theresa Anderson Cathy Thomas Rebecca King Donna Hardbeck Elizabeth Weekley